Trying to debunk his death rumour and douse tension among his followers, the Department of State Service (DSS) saturday allowed the detained leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (ISM), Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, to speak to a select group of journalists, in his first public appearance since he was arrested in 2015.
An official of the DSS, who preferred to remain anonymous, told newsmen that El-Zakzaky was hale and hearty.
Speaking briefly at the DSS facility in Abuja, yesterday El- Zakzaky said his health condition has improved and thanked the security agents for the kind treatment being extended to him.
Earlier this week, rumors of El-Zakzaky's death ran rampant in Nigeria. The rumour was denied by his lawyer, Femi Falana.
The sect had in July 2014 similarly encountered the military and three of El-Zakzaky children were among those cut down in the violence.
"I am feeling better, the security [officers] have allowed me to see my doctor, my personal doctor". Before I used to be examined by the security doctors, but this time I did not agree, and my own doctors came to examine me.
He spoke against the backdrop of the news that he had died in detention. "But he is very sick".
At least 347 members Shiites were killed and secretly buried in mass graves by the army.
In December 2016, A Federal High Court in Abuja ordered his immediate release but the government is yet to obey that order.
Since the arrest and detention of the group's leader, his followers have been holding a series of protests in some cities in the country, especially Abija calling for his release.
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